Stephen Gaduzo was born in Gibraltar and came to England at the age of 13. He attended university in St Andrews, followed by Manchester, where he remained. He developed an interest in respiratory medicine early in his career as a hospital junior doctor. He has been a GP in Cheadle, Stockport, since 1989, and respiratory lead for the practice since then.
He joined PCRS in the 1990s and for several years was part of the PCRS Conference Organising Committee. He is a respiratory GPSI in Stockport and was closely involved in developing their community multi-disciplinary team, which provides pulmonary rehabilitation, early supported discharge, home oxygen service assessment and review, etc. Between 2010 and 2013, he was one of the respiratory leads for North West England. He joined the PCRS Executive Committee in 2012 and was elected Executive Chair from 2013 to 2016. He has been part of the Respiratory Leader’s programme from its inception and currently co-chairs the Respiratory Leader’s programme board.